Tag Archives: Wom

WOM to use an Android TV STB to launch its new TV offering

Chilean mobile operator WOM is moving forward in launching its new TV offering, known as WOM TV. According to the information reported by the specialized website Pisapapeles, Wom’s new service is currently in a beta phase and, to launch the offer, the company will use a new STB. In addition to the new device, in [...]

Chile moves forward with the ‘Fibra Optica Nacional’ plan

Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel) has officially announced this last Wednesday that it had called for a public tender to assign the so-called Macrozona Sur of the Fibra Optica Nacional project (FON), an initiative announced in May, whose purpose is to deploy 10 thousand FTTH kilometers throughout Chile. According to Subtel, those interested in the project, [...]

Wom gets ready to enter the Chilean pay TV market with Wom TV

Chilean virtual mobile operator Wom (Novator Partners) is getting itself ready to enter the pay TV market in the country. As reported days ago by Diario Financiero on its web version, at the beginning of May, the Diario Oficial, where laws, decrees and other legal regulations in the country are published, published the inscription of [...]

Chile extends term of new plan to provide mobile phone, internet and pay TV services to those most affected by the Coronavirus

Chilean Transport and Telecommunications Ministry (MTT) and telecommunications regulator Subtel announced an agreement with operators in the country, such as Movistar, Entel, Claro, VTR and Grupo GTD, together with Wom, Mundo Pacifico and CMET, to extend the Solidarity Connectivity Plan launched in April for 30 days. The initiative aims to provide benefits for Chilean citizens, [...]

Chile awards WOM FTTH network deployment

The Chilean Telecommunications Subsecretary (Subtel), through the Telecommunications Development Council (CDT), awarded the Chilean mobile operator WOM five of the six macro zones of the Fibra Optica Nacional project, which includes the deployment of a 10 thousand kilometers  FTTH network in the country. It is expected to be ready in 2022, and an investment of [...]

Subtel asks Chilean operators for a report on the behavior of their networks due to broadband use increasement

The Chilean Communications Subsecretary (Subtel) asked Claro, Entel, Mundo Pacífico, GTD, Movistar, VTR, WOM and others, to report on the behavior of their networks and work plans due to a 30% increasement in Internet use in homes that was detected in the country because of the spread of the Coronavirus. The Chilean regulator asked the [...]

Novator Partners may buy Telefonica’s subsidiary in Colombia

As reported by the Spanish newspaper El Economista, private equity firm Novator Partners is evaluating the possibility of acquiring Telefónica’s subsidiary in Colombia. According to industry sources quoted by the newspaper, Novator Partners interest is in an initial phase, although other acquisitions in the country are also considered, such as that of mobile operator Avantel. [...]